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Denise “Bobo” Blakely

September 6, 1955 - September 2, 2023
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Visitation
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Northwest Chapel
6710 White Horse Road
Greenville, SC 29610
(864) 294-6514 | Map
Saturday 9/9, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Service
Greenville Memorial Gardens
7784 Augusta Road
Piedmont, South Carolina 29673
Sunday 9/10, 1:00 pm
Graveside Service

Denise “Bobo” Blakely, 67, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2023. Born in Greenville, SC, she was a daughter of the late Broadus Henry and Mable Ballentine Blakely. Denise was an exceptional athlete, excelling in softball and basketball. She was voted most athletic in high school. She had a love and compassion for animals. HerContinue Reading

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Donna left a message on September 9, 2023:
In memory of Denise “Bobo” Blakely, Donna lit a candle
Alonda Odom Rollison left a message on September 9, 2023:
What a wonderful friend Denise was in high school. I loved her smile, how fun she was, how athletic she was, how humble she was, and how sweet she was! My prayers will continue for her family!
Sharon Smith left a message on September 9, 2023:
In memory of Denise “Bobo” Blakely, Sharon Smith lit a candle
Susan Mullinax left a message on September 8, 2023:
In memory of Denise “Bobo” Blakely, Susan Mullinax lit a candle
Sheila Tallent Thompson left a message on September 8, 2023:
I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Denise. She will truly be missed. I loved playing basketball with her Berea First Baptist Church many years ago. She was an amazing player. Sending love and prayers to her family.???
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Randy Billingsley left a message on September 8, 2023:
My sincere condolences on the passing of my friend Denise "BoBo",my friendship with BoBo was automatically created from day one!We were kindred spirits.,like minded in every way possible!I will definitely miss our long talks and just sharing with her daily life!I will continue to remember with love and adoration for her kindness and generosity to all who she met.Our saying was I love you a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck!I will hold tightly to that memory. RIP my beautiful friend BOBO
Cindy Carlton left a message on September 7, 2023:
Bobo was a good ball player. I had the chance to play with her on our family ball team. She was a friend as well always speaking to us when we seen her out. She is not in any more pain and is having the time of her life. Rest In Peace Bobo till we meet again
Robin Chambers left a message on September 7, 2023:
In memory of Denise “Bobo” Blakely, Robin Chambers lit a candle
Wanda Tadpole Knight left a message on September 6, 2023:
I remember so many fond memories of BoBo!! Such as : Losing her car, Losing BoBo, and her helping me move into my new house Love to you all! My love and prayers are with you all!!
Elaine Knight left a message on September 6, 2023:
BoBo was a special person with a big heart. She will be missed. Thanks for the great memories!
Susan and rick left a message on September 6, 2023:
God has a beautiful Angel, you are whole, no more pain, take your wings and fly hight , fly strong
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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